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ABORIGINAL HERITAGE ACT 1972


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I -- Preliminary  

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   4.      Terms used in this Act

   PART II -- Application and traditional use  

   5.      Application to places  
   6.      Application to objects  
   7.      Traditional use  
   8.      Availability for traditional use  
   9.      Traditional custodians

   PART III -- Administration  

   10.     Duty of the Minister  
   11.     Minister a body corporate  
   11A.    Administration  
   13.     Powers of delegation  
   14.     Compensation on statutory vesting

   PART IV -- Protection of Aboriginal sites  

   15.     Report of findings  
   16.     Excavation of Aboriginal sites  
   17.     Offences relating to Aboriginal sites  
   18.     Consent to certain uses  
   19.     Protected areas  
   20.     Temporarily protected areas  
   21.     Objection to declaration  
   22.     Compensation and compulsory acquisition  
   23.     Marking of protected areas  
   24.     Notification of changes etc.  
   25.     Variation of Orders in Council  
   26.     Regulations as to protected areas  
   27.     Covenants

   PART V -- Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee  

   28.     Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee  
   29.     Ex-officio members  
   30.     Resignation, disqualification and co-option  
   31.     Deputies  
   32.     Quorum and meetings  
   33.     Records and validity of proceedings  
   34.     Procedure  
   35.     Public Sector Management Act provisions  
   36.     Remuneration etc.  
   37.     Registrar of Aboriginal Sites  
   38.     Register of places and objects  
   39.     Functions of the Committee

   PART VI -- Protection for Aboriginal objects  

   39A.    Consultation between Minister and Trustees concerning administration of Part VI  
   39B.    Minister may delegate to Trustees under PART VI  
   39C.    Registrar may act on Minister’s behalf  
   39D.    Minister to consult with Committee  
   40.     Aboriginal cultural material  
   41.     Notification and production of objects  
   42.     Retention by Minister  
   43.     Restrictions on dealing with Aboriginal cultural material  
   44.     Prices to be at local rates  
   45.     Minister may purchase as agent  
   46.     Vesting of objects and inquiries into origin  
   47.     Compulsory acquisition of objects  
   48.     Restriction on exhibition of objects  
   49.     Prohibition on publication

   PART VII -- Enforcement  

   50.     Honorary wardens  
   51.     Powers of inspection  
   52.     Power of officers to represent the Minister  
   53.     Proceedings by the Minister  
   54.     Persons obstructing execution of this Act  
   55.     Breach of conditions  
   56.     Secrecy  
   57.     Penalties  
   59.     Forfeiture  
   60.     Evidence  
   61.     Presumption as to notices  
   62.     Special defence of lack of knowledge

   PART VIII -- General  

   66.     Authority to perform certain functions in relation to Crown land for purposes of this Act  
   67.     Indemnity  
   68.     Regulations
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